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Carpentras

(kärpäNträs`), town (1990 pop. 25,477), Vaucluse dept., SE France, in Provence. It is an important farm market and a small industrial center. Of Gallo-Roman origin, it was an episcopal see from the 3d cent. and was ruled by its bishops until the French Revolution. The long conclave that elected Pope John XXII met in Carpentras. The town served as the capital of the Comtat Venaissin from 1229 to 1791. Of interest are St. Siffrein Church (15th cent.) and a Gallic arch with sculptures.
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Hardman studies the bishop's court in the French city of Carpentras, which dealt with clergy and lay people from a variety of social background bringing stories of wounded honor, rebellions against ecclesiastical authorities, unpaid debts, thefts, and failures to attend to personal salvation.
NO MATTER where and at what level, when a horse wins it brings someone enormous doses of excitement and pleasure and when Carpentras scored at Yarmouth last month, that person was David Meilton.
The apparently unexciting rondeau of Carpentras 375 needs, in fact, to revert to a phrase I used earlier, to be read metacommunicatively, as a record of a complex cultural conversation between two distinct social groupings, one centering on Charles, one presumably orchestrated, or at least licensed, by Marie.
In Carpentras, a thousand Jewish inhabitants were confined along an eighty-eight-meter- long street in houses that rose as high as eight stories.
Long, 22, grabbed the winning try for French club Carcassonne against Carpentras last week but wants another crack at Super League.
Petersburg, Copenhagen, Carpentras, Rouen, Oxford and especially Paris -- I am thinking in particular of those illuminated jewels, manuscripts BNF fr.
Pantani, nicknamed The Pirate, won the gruelling 93-mile ride from Carpentras to the summit of the punishing Mont Ventoux yesterday.
STAGE 12: (149km, Carpentras to Mont Ventoux): 1 M Pantani (Ita) Mercatoni Uno 4hr 15min 11sec, 2 L Armstrong (US) same time, 3 J Beloki (Spa) at 25sec, 4 J Ullrich (Ger) 29, 5 S Botero (Col) 48, 6 R Heras (Spa) 48.
KEMPTON: 6.20 Carpentras, 6.50 Waterford Star, 7.20 Snowboarder, 7.50 Athenian, 8.20 Janoub Nibras, 8.50 Planetoid, 9.20 Ezdeyaad.
The players are: Mathieu Mayans, a 21-year-old centre from Limoux; Amar Sabri, Carcassonne's 20-year-old half-back; Mohamed Tamghart, a 21-year-old second row at Carpentras and Lamelangi Unaloto, a 29-year-old Tongan prop at Villeneuve.